SPECIAL agent 007 will be helping to raise funds for Appledore lifeboat when the local RNLI Guild holds a James Bond theme floating fun casino next month. The event takes place on Sunday, September 12, on board the MS Oldenburg, moored along Bideford Quay

SPECIAL agent 007 will be helping to raise funds for Appledore lifeboat when the local RNLI Guild holds a James Bond theme floating fun casino next month.

The event takes place on Sunday, September 12, on board the MS Oldenburg, moored along Bideford Quay.

Tickets will include a welcome drink in typical James Bond style - dry Martini, shaken not stirred - plus canapés.

They will also include a £5,000 fun money voucher to exchange for chips to play at the gaming tables, with an option to purchase more. There will be prizes for the highest lady and gentleman winners.

Live music will be played on the upper deck during the evening.

Ticket holders may board from 7pm and the casino opens at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £15 and will be limited. Reserve in advance from Sue Newcombe (01237) 423335 or suenewcombeappledoreguild@gmail.com